Günter Netzer was born in Mönchengladbach, Germany on Sep. 14, 1944. From 8 to 19, he played for 1. FC Mönchengladbach prior to move to city rivals Borussia Mönchengladbach. He won goals in his first appearance against Rot-Weiß Oberhausen. Under his help, the football club has made great progress in matches.
For outstanding and distinguished performances on football fields, he was widely considered to be a football player of the greatest footballers in the game’s history. In view of great achievements, unremitting efforts and constant footsteps, he was awarded the honor of Footballer of the Year in Germany two times, in 1972 and 1973.
Played as a professional attacking midfielder, Günter Netzer was a celebrated team member of the Germany national football team. In 1965, he accomplished the first appearance on behalf of the Germany national football team. During the rest international playing career, he pulled on Germany football kits 37 times until 1975, winning numerous accolades, titles and honors for the team.